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Daimler AG
Daimler-Benz in the Third Reich
by Neil Gregor
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Pub. Date: April 1998, Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300072430
BBC NEWS | Business | IBM 'helped in Nazi mass-murder'
A Swiss court clears the way for Gypsy groups to sue the US giant, alleging that its machines were knowingly used in the Holocaust.
Wednesday, 23 June, 2004, 10:38 GMT 11:38 UK
Company names appearing in this article are:
  • Daimler AG (Germany)
  • IBM (International Business Machines) (USA)
  • Siemens AG (Germany)
  • Volkswagen AG (Germany)
The Secret History of World War II
by Mark Fritz / Globe Staff / November 19, 2001
Company names appearing in this article are:
  • Allianz AG (Germany)
  • Assicurazioni Generali (Italy)
  • Daimler AG (Germany)
  • Deutsche Bank AG (Germany)
  • Ford Motor Company (USA)
  • IBM (International Business Machines) (USA)
  • Munich Re Group (Germany)
  • Royal Dutch Shell (Netherlands)
  • Siemens AG (Germany)
  • Swiss Reinsurance (Switzerland)
BBC News | Americas | German firms face slave labour case
Volkswagen is one of the companies named in lawsuits filed in the US by Holocaust survivors who say they were used as slave labour. One survivor, Elly Gross, said she was separated from her family at Auschwitz, where her mother and brother died, and taken to work at a VW factory. She said: "Auschwitz was the hell. The factory where I worked was the skirt of the hell."
Tuesday, 1 September, 1998
Company names appearing in this article are:
  • Audi AG (a subsidiary of Volkswagen AG) (Germany)
  • BMW AG (BMW Group) (Germany)
  • Daimler-Benz (now Daimler AG) (Germany)
  • Diehl (now Diehl Stiftung & Co. (Germany)
  • Krupp-Hoesch (ThyssenKrupp AG) (Germany)
  • Leica Camera AG (Germany)
  • MAN Group (predecessor GHH Fahrzeuge GmbH, Oberhausen) MAN Group sold off GHH Fahrzeuge GmbH, Oberhausen. Shares of company taken over by Schmidt, Kranz & Co. (Germany)
  • Siemens AG (Germany)
  • Volkswagen AG (Germany)
BBC News | Europe | Holocaust survivors sue German companies
A group of Holocaust survivors sued some of Germany's best-known companies -- including Volkswagen and Daimler-Benz -- accusing them of having profited from slave labour during the Nazi era.
Monday, 31 August, 1998
Company names appearing in this article are:
  • Daimler-Benz (now Daimler AG) (Germany)
  • Volkswagen AG (Germany)
Degussa AG
Country: Germany
Exchange: Xetra
From Cooperation to Complicity: Degussa in the Third Reich
by Peter Hayes
Pub. Date: November 2004, Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521782279
[PDF] From Complicity to Cooperation: Degussa in the Third Reich
by Peter Hayes.
Reviewed by Jeffrey Lewis.
Harvard Business School
Business History Review
Summer 2005

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BBC NEWS | World | Europe | Nazi row hits Holocaust memorial
A company which supplied poison gas to the Nazis is stopped from working on a Holocaust memorial.
Monday, 27 October, 2003, 21:48 GMT
Company names appearing in this article are:
  • Degesch (now Detia Degesch GmbH) (Germany)
  • Degussa AG (Germany)
BBC News | Europe | German company sued by Holocaust survivors
A law suit has been filed against a German company, Degussa AG, which refined gold taken from Holocaust victims. The action also says Degussa was the joint owner of the company Degesch which produced the Zyklon-B cyanide tablets used to gas hundreds of thousands of concentration camp inmates.
Saturday, 22 August, 1998
Company names appearing in this article are:
  • Degesch (now Detia Degesch GmbH) (Germany)
  • Degussa AG (Germany)

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